There are a boatload of entrepreneurial events hosted in Kansas City on a weekly basis. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, investor, supporter or curious Kansas Citian, we’d recommend these upcoming events for you.
WEEKLY EVENT PREVIEW
A Conversation with Henry and Tom Bloch
When: September 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Bloch Executive Hall, Room 218
Join us for a special edition of the First Wednesdays titled ‘The Making of a Legend: A Conversation with Henry and Tom Bloch.’ First Wednesdays Events are free and community members are encouraged to attend.
Crisis Communications in a Social Era
When: September 9 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Where: Grand Street, 4740 Grand Ave Kansas City, MO 64112
In an age of instant, digital communications, you can’t afford to have the wrong crisis communications approach. Honesty and transparency are key to preserving your company brand and reputation. Morningstar Communications vice president Tricia McKim and account executive Brian Van Note will share tips for crisis communications planning and management. Learn how to use social media to your advantage during a crisis and walk away with three action steps you can start immediately.
Second Fridays at Village Square
When: September 9 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Village Square Coworking Studio, 4436 State Line Rd Kansas City, KS
Second Fridays is a casual, fun gathering for the startup community to connect on a monthly basis with no agenda except good times. We’ll provide games & cards (bags if it’s nice). This event is BYOB with a twist – bring a 6-pack of your favorite beer to share and we’re going to have a “beer potluck” cooler. We’ll ice down everyone’s beer and have quite the selection to choose from. Get to know someone over a brew!
Coding and Cocktails September
When: September 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: 100 E 7 St Suite 401Kansas city, MO. 64016
Don’t miss out on the events that happen every week at the same time, in the same place.
Code for America Hack Night @ Sprint Accelerator
Mondays from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Coworking Wednesdays @ ECJC
Wednesdays from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Hammerspace Open House @ Hammerspace
Thursdays from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When: September 12 – 18
Where: Union Station
Early bird tickets still available. Join in the celebration of innovation that is coming out of the burgeoning tech hub of Kansas City!
Lean Lab Innovation Workshop
When: September 16 – 18
Where: Sprint Accelerator
In this 2.5 day workshop powered by 4.0 Schools, learn how to take popular innovation frameworks, Lean Startup, and design thinking, and use them to create innovative solutions for your classroom, school, and community.
The Power of Inventing
When: September 19
Where: Kauffman Foundation Conference Center – Town Square Room
“The Power of Inventing: How to invent, protect, and maximize your creativity” Presented by: The US Inventors’ Project and The Ennovation Center. A one-day symposium on developing creatively while protecting intellectual property assets. Featuring Inventors who have been-there, done that very successfully, and experts who know how to assist from idea to innovation.
When: October 28 – 30
Where: Kansas City Art Institute
Teams apply and compete to develop a new commercial product idea in a 48 hour invent-a-thon weekend. 48 hours to plan, prototype and pitch an idea for prizes and licensing potential.
To see the full calendar, click here.